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Learning Designer

Ministry for Primary Industries
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Wellington City
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Job Description

Learning Designer - 18 month Fixed Term Opportunity 

Open to interagency secondments

Seize the opportunity to work within a large and dynamic Learning & Development team.

Use your advanced learning design and stakeholder engagement to drive forward some significant and high profile programmes of work.

MPI is committed to providing biosecurity readiness and response training to our staff and partners in biosecurity. Readiness training is designed to support our operational and dedicated resources who are managing our large scale responses such as Mycoplasma bovis. To find out more:  

We're looking for an L&D professional who has advanced design skills to work closely with the subject matter experts in MPI and across the biosecurity sector to design and develop learning which enhances biosecurity outcomes. This position requires a collaborative working style and ability to work with a varied range of highly driven and dedicated subject matter experts. This is a fixed term position within a talented team of over 25 learning professionals.

Your role will include taking a greenfields approach to programme design, reviewing and evaluating content and resources, then using your creativity to propose new and exciting learning solutions and then working with the team to deliver the solution to meet milestone deadlines. You'll be a well organised and committed to achieving results. You'll also be someone who likes the challenge of working with learning to support operational staff.

Can you see yourself rising to the challenge of an interesting and changing environment? If you enjoy a challenge with an interesting and dynamic science flavour, where you can make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders, this could be for you!  Then apply today and seize the opportunity to work in our dynamic team.

Our work at MPI stretches all the way from the Beehive to the border. If you want a career where you help to grow and protect New Zealand in a very real way then this is it. Our team is collegial, supportive and hard working. MPI has a focus on career pathways so this is the first step in your career with us and we will help you grow.

 See the benefits of working at MPI 

To view the position description and apply for the role, please click on “APPLY NOW” in order to be directed to our website.  For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Ruth Greening -

Applications close: 28 September 2018


MPI is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career. We actively encourage applications from any background.

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